Minas Gerais


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Minas Gerais

(Portuguese ˈminaʒ ʒəˈraiʒ)
n
(Placename) an inland state of E Brazil: situated on the high plateau of the Brazilian Highlands; large reserves of iron ore and manganese. Capital: Belo Horizonte. Pop: 18 343 517 (2002). Area: 587 172 sq km (226 707 sq miles)

Mi•nas Ge•rais

(ˈmi nəs ʒɪˈraɪs)
n.
a state in E Brazil. 16,660,691; 226,708 sq. mi. (587,172 sq. km). Cap.: Belo Horizonte.
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The Aerotec Fund is centred on Aerospace and advanced manufacturing and is anchored by CODEMIG, the Economic Development company in the state of Minas Gerais in south-eastern Brazil.
Considering as null hypothesis that mapping of the crude rate does not clearly identify the formation of agglomerates of deaths, and that the Empirical Bayesian analysis provides a re-configuration of the distribution of mortality and formation of agglomerates, the aim of this study was to compare the results obtained between the estimate by the crude rate and the Bayesian method for the rate of deaths from oral and oropharynx cancer, in the State of Minas Gerais, in 2012.
6MW Guimarania solar project in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Minas Gerais has an economy based on extractive, steel, and agricultural sectors and its exports are preponderantly mineral and agricultural commodities--such as iron ore and coffee--which reflects the low degree of diversification of its economy.
Gostaria de assim iniciar esta resenha sobre o livro, ha pouco lancado pela Editora das Mulheres, Historia das Mulheres e do Genero em Minas Gerais, organizado pelas historiadoras feministas Claudia Maia e Vera Puga.
The collapsed dam in Mariana, Minas Gerais state, unleashed a surge of thick, red toxic mud that devastated the nearby village of Bento Rodrigues.
Pimentel wants desperately to diversify the Minas Gerais GDP away from the boom and bust cycles of iron ore, but mining represents a large tax revenue stream.
First record of Argentoleon irrigatus (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae) from Minas Gerais, Brazil
Most of the body parts which are imported from India were welded, assembled and painted by Usiparts, in the state of Minas Gerais, which is over 500 km away from the port.
Neves was born into a political family in Belo Horizonte, capital of southeast Minas Gerais state, in 1960.